Piacenza is grazed from Po and is considered the doord between Lomabrdia and Emilia. The town, tha in the past was capital of the State, is presented contained from an fortified enclosure within is raised the castle. At of thi fortification the town in the last war underwent considerable aerial rais that destroyed residences, bridges and railroads. To North of the center we find the Farnese palace, the palace that was never not completed because of the movement of the capital to Parma. On the provincial territory, proceeding from East way West, there are, in the order, the fields of the Val arda, of the Valnure, of the Valtrebbia and of the Valtidone. In Val Arda are to remembere the medieval village of Casell'Arquato with the Palazzo Pretorio of '400, the hill village of Vigolo Marchese and Vigoleno, authenticate architectural jewlery. The zone resents of the some neighborhood of Milan, with that has divided and divides interest and aconomical activity. As for the cooking, shows affinity with the lombard, piemontese and liguri traditions; typical dishes are the "pisareu and fasò" (gnocchetti of pangrattato and flour with bean borlotti) and the cakes of bietole (derivation of the cake Pasqualina with boiled bietole) and between the typical products renowned are the pork, between all the "coppa piacentina" to Favorite Name of origin.